We know that you're the expert on how to manage your Community Association, but we also know that you want to stay current on all of the tips that will keep your HOA running smoothly. This week's CAM Mash-Up includes an abundance of tips for all managers, from what to do when a board member steps down to coping with drought.
As an educated member of the Community Association Management industry, you already know how crucial it is to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest news, trends and happenings within the industry. Each week, we bring together our favorite reads of the week and share them with you! Enjoy the CAM Mash Up and please share it too!
Picking Up The Pieces
Your HOA board should work like a well-oiled machine, but when one of those cogs goes missing it can be difficult to start again without going in a different direction. When you lose a board member, its important to keep running like normal but there are a few more steps you can take to make sure your board ends up working as perfect as before.
The Clock is Ticking
You know how to manage your HOA better than anyone else, but sometimes its important to get an expert's opinion. That's where Richard Thompson comes in, to answer all of your questions including his thoughts on board meeting time limits.
Admitting When Its Time To Change
When you knowwhat processes you currently have in place, you cancreate workflows to streamline those processes. But how does that really benefit you? To quote the old adage, "Why fix what isn't broken?"
Well, how do you know it isn't broken if you don't take the time to analyze it?
To Water Or Not To Water?
"When a drought hits, conserving water often becomes a community effort. This includes HOAs who must do their part to both keep up with resident demands for quality lawn care and landscaping, as well as those who are responsible citizens in their communities who try to provide that quality service to their residents without neglecting their responsibility to use water responsibly.
Sometimes board meetings can become a place of hostility, but we all know that doesn't solve anything. It can be difficult to keep everyone on the same page, but keeping meetings dialed down has never been easier with the following tips.
Do You Have Big News This Week?
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